RIP Jeff Hanneman. I’m glad I got to experience to complete Slayer experience when I did. Pure old school thrash. I’ve heard he was starting to play guitar again. Pretty darn impressive after such insane damage. Spiders suck. RIP to a metal legend.
Jack White hit Melbourne last night. In Australia to tour his solo album ‘Blunderbuss’ (he’ll also play at the Hordern Pavillion in Sydney and Splendour in the Grass in Byron Bay), Jack and the all girl version of his band – he tours with an all male and all female band and chooses on the […]
The Shins are the closest thing I have to a religion. I’m so lucky in my photography career to have seen, met and shot so many phenomenal musicians and then on top of that, I’ve been exceptionally lucky to have photographed pretty much all of my favourite bands. But until last night, I had never shot The […]
The Jezebels are stellar. It’s that simple. The Byron Bay foursome Hayley Mary, Heather Shannon, Nik Kaloper and Samuel Lockwood are showing us all that Australia really does have international calibre musicians and they don’t have to be ACDC. This show was shot for triple j and you can see the full Jezebels gallery here
In December 2009, Karen O and the Yeah Yeah Yeahs were in Australia for the Falls Festival. They played a sold out Falls side-show at Festival Hall in Melbourne before playing Falls and then backed it up with a smaller, more intimate side-show at the Forum Theatre. These shows, particularly because of Karen O, will […]
The 2012 Splendour in the Grass line up was announced today. There’s a hell of a lot of sterling bands on the bill this year but the announcement of Bloc Party reminded me of their amazing show at Festival hall which I covered way back in 2008. With most of my work going to websites […]